CEO INSIGHTS

Prophix CEO Paul Barber On The Evolution Of A Software Company

Paul Barber, CEO of Prophix, had a growing profitable business across the border in Canada for years as a software distributor. Then NAFTA happened and essentially killed that market, forcing Prophix to do a U-turn.

Elon Musk Shows Us Great Isn’t Always Easy

Tesla’s annual meeting taught the corporate governance community that shareholder independence is alive and well.

The Weakest Link Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Thing

If your organization is spiraling up through growth and continuous improvement, it is highly unlikely that each link in the chain will be of equal strength.

How To Sell Your Company In Five Steps

By creating an organized work environment, tracking your revenue accurately, negotiating fairly, and preparing yourself for the next stage in your professional life, you’ll set up your sale for success and find the right buyer who recognizes your brand’s value.
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CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

InterOptic CEO On Challenging The Behemoths In Fiber Optics

How does a mid-sized company in the fiber optics world challenge the Cisco and Junipers of the world? InterOptic CEO Brian McConnell explains the company’s strategy in getting ahead of the marketplace.
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Machine Learning Is No Longer An Arduous Process

Machine learning has traditionally been viewed as requiring extensive resources, time and technical expertise, but new capabilities are making the technology available and easy to use for any business.

Why Bernie Sanders Turned Walmart’s Wages Into A Scandal

During an election year, we expect to see attacks against our leading businesses by progressive-minded politicians. But why are they doing it?

Why Punishing Mistakes Only Serves To Sabotage Your Company

Your team needs the confidence to be bold and fearless because that’s precisely where value is created. To celebrate your employees' mistakes and help them be daring enough to fail, use these three strategies:

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Rebounds In May Despite Escalation Of U.S. Trade Fight With China

President Trump’s escalation of the trade fight with China may have spooked global markets, but U.S. CEOs are taking it in stride so far, according to Chief Executive’s monthly reading of CEO confidence.
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How One CEO Speaking Out On Abortion Weighed the Risks

ChowNow’s Christopher Webb joined 180+ other CEOs in proclaiming his support for the pro-choice movement in a public letter. He talked with Chief Executive about the decision.

I Sold Aetna To Fix A Broken Healthcare System. Here’s Why.

In this excerpt from Mark Bertolini's book, he lays out the healthcare system’s flaws—flaws that are not only spiraling costs, but resulting in our dying younger and killing ourselves more often. And he tells us how to fix it.

When CEOs Carry Too Much Of The Burden Themselves

What most people don’t realize about CEOs, is that they feel the weight of the world and believe that everything that happens at their company relies entirely on their actions.

How CEOs Can Navigate The Unique Challenge Of The Gig Economy

Gig CEOs face a unique set of challenges operating in the chaotic, growth-fueled gig economy, where assumptions about customer values and attitudes are ever changing and where the workforce is not only dispersed, but at times also concurrently employed by your competition.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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